The lovely ladies of Matters of Style, tackled a problem.
They had a clearglass lamp and a clear glass directoire sidetable, and for the lamp to stand
out, they simply painted the glass of the table black and voila!
Look how pretty!
this is the before
Go and read the whole post on their blog.
I just added a directoire table on my wish list!
(honey, if you read this...we need to move to a bigger place)